Mary Martha Hooper

6 August 1869–3 January 1916 (Age 46)
Tuckasegee, Jackson, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Mary Martha

When Mary Martha Hooper was born on 6 August 1869, in Tuckasegee, Jackson, North Carolina, United States, her father, Rev. William Burke Hooper, was 47 and her mother, Susannah Emmaline Slatton, was 36. She married John Newton Rogers on 22 September 1888, in Jackson, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. She lived in Valleytown, Cherokee, North Carolina, United States in 1920 and Wilson, Wilson, North Carolina, United States in 1940. She died on 3 January 1916, in Jackson, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 46, and was buried in Rogers Cemetery, Cullowhee, Jackson, North Carolina, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Newton Rogers
1867–1930
Mary Martha Hooper
1869–1916
Marriage: 22 September 1888
Benjamin L. Rogers
1889–
David Hugh Rogers
1897–1960

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
22 September 1888
Jackson, North Carolina, United States
children

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Parents and Siblings

siblings

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World Events (8)

1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 1

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.
1877 · Last Troops Leave

Age 8

In 1877, the last of the troops that were occupying North Carolina left.
1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 13

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.

Name Meaning

English: occupational name for someone who fitted wooden or metal hoops on wooden casks and barrels, from an agent derivative of Middle English hoop ‘hoop’, ‘band’.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Sources (3)

  • Mary * Rogers in household of John Rogers, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Mary M in household of Wm B, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Mary E Rogers in household of J Wesley Rogers, "United States Census, 1940"

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